Grace Wood

1907–1988 (Age 81)
Holden, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Wood was born on 14 April 1907, in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States, her father, Edward Alfred Wood, was 38 and her mother, Ada Jane Ashby, was 36. She married Harold Jensen on 18 January 1928, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Woodrow Election Precinct, Millard, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 20 November 1988, in Delta, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Holden Cemetery, Holden, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grace Wood
Harold Jensen
Marriage: 18 January 1928
Ronald Wood Jensen
Maurine Jensen
Ralph Harold Jensen
Evan Stanley Jensen
Merlin Ross Jensen
Alan Scott Jensen

Spouse & Children

18 January 1928
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 1

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Story Highlight

Grace Wood Jensen 1907-1988

Grace Wood Jensen 1907 - 1988 I was born at Holden Utah on April 14, 1907. My earliest memories were of when my father and Uncle John Wood operated a general store. Grandpa Wood had retired and l …

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Jenson in household of Harold Jenson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Jensen in household of Harold Jensen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace Wood in household of Edward A Wood, "United States Census, 1920"

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